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Pyunik end three-year title drought in Armenia

Published: Saturday 16 May 2015, 21.50CET
Champions for a decade before 2011, FC Pyunik have claimed an 11th Armenian championship after rivals Ulisses FC and FC Shirak were both held to draws.
by Khachik Chakhoyan
from Yerevan
Pyunik end three-year title drought in Armenia
Pyunik celebrate ©Hakber

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Published: Saturday 16 May 2015, 21.50CET

Pyunik end three-year title drought in Armenia

Champions for a decade before 2011, FC Pyunik have claimed an 11th Armenian championship after rivals Ulisses FC and FC Shirak were both held to draws.

FC Pyunik have claimed their 14th championship with four matches to spare in the Armenian Premier League, four years after completing ten in a row.

Sargis Hovsepyan's side are in action on Sunday but were handed the title 24 hours early after their two rivals both slipped up. Ulisses FC drew 2-2 against Alashkert FC while third-placed FC Shirak could only share six goals with FC Gandzasar.

It leaves Pyunik seven points clear at the summit with two rounds to play (they also have two games in hand), and completes their second double having won the Armenian Cup on 6 May with a 3-1 victory over FC Mika.

Subject to confirmation from UEFA, Pyunik will enter the UEFA Champions League first qualifying round.

Last updated: 09/05/16 12.12CET

Results

Armenian Premier League 2014/15

Matches
HomeAway
Last updated: 16/05/2015 17:54 CET

16/05/2015

UlissesUlisses2-2AlashkertAlashkert

Aleksanyan 28, Morozov 48

Vučić 8, Norayr Gyozalyan 77

Venue: Yerevan

16/05/2015

GandzasarGandzasar3-3ShirakShirak

Beglaryan 32, 47, Khachatryan 35 (P)

Bougouhi 11, A. Muradyan 69, Stamenkovic 85

Venue: Kapan

Standings

Armenian Premier League 2014/15

ClubsPPts
1FC Pyunik2454
2Ulisses FC2647
3FC Shirak2646
4FC Mika2534
5Alashkert FC2632
6FC Gandzasar2529
7FC Banants2526
Last updated: 16/05/2015 17:54 CET

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